Average Salary for Barry University Alumni

Around 4,000 people attend Barry University, a Roman Catholic institution based in Miami, Fla. Figures cited in this summary are based on graduates' replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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ROI Rank for Private not-for-profit Universities

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Mid-Career Salary Rank for Research Universities

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Typical Early Career Salary

Barry University Alumni

Median Salary by Job

National Salary Data (?
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Attorney / Lawyer
4 salaries
Social Worker
4 salaries
Executive Assistant
4 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Generalist
3 salaries
Human Resources (HR) Manager
3 salaries
Program Coordinator, Non-Profit Organization
3 salaries
Office Manager
3 salaries
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 15 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 170

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About This School

11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33161-6695


Private School, Research University, Religious

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Graduates of Barry work in a variety of sectors including the health care services industry, clinical care, and the education industry. The most popular professional field seems to be the health care industry. Starting salaries of about $59K are the median among Barry grads.


Barry grads who become Attorneys are compensated well above average — these folks are top-earners among their graduating class, making an average $66K yearly. Also notably well-paid are Human Resources Managers and Executive Assistants; their salaries approach $60K and around $59K, respectively. Salaries are anything but generous for Office Managers, whose earnings rank lowest on the pay scale at approximately $37K.


Upon earning their degrees, many Barry grads prefer to remain in Miami; in fact, around one in three grads appreciate the area so much that they find permanent jobs there. Fort Myers, Fla. is also a common destination for Barry grads and offers the best pay with a median salary of $67K. For comparison, the lowest-paying city popular with Barry alumni is Melbourne, Fla., which offers a median salary of $51K. Neighboring Fort Lauderdale, Fla. is another common pick among Barry grads, along with West Palm Beach, Fla.

Degree Major

A graduate with a medical degree from Barry can rake in a whopping average around $150K per year, more than any other degree from this school. Those holding a Master of Science (MS), Mental Health Counseling are less fortunate in terms of earnings, bringing in about $32K on average per year.


Competency in Microsoft Excel translates into above-average pay for Barry University grads — they earn 15 percent more than their fellow graduates. Many former Barry students are familiar with Microsoft Office, and one-tenth of grads move on to positions where this experience is utilized. Other top skills include Case Management, Counseling, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Just two-fifths of alumni enjoy paid vacation and merely one-third of alumni get paid sick time. Health insurance benefits extend to most alums, and a strong majority of survey participants sign up for dental plans. Most respondents set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). Alumni of Barry University also take in life insurance, a casual working environment, a company-subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Related Schools

Our Lady of the Lake University graduates, who earn $60K on average, make a similar amount to Barry grads. Other schools similar to Barry include Lynn University, Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Metro, and the Universidad Del Turabo.

Test Scores

Academics 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Scores 1250 1530
ACT Scores 17 21

Key Stats for Barry University


71 %
29 %
$36,372 - $70,026
$35,951 - $87,307
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 54 votes.
$34,456 - $71,183
$33,935 - $66,984
$50,518 - $94,000
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